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How much does a painter cost?

  • R50R80 / sqm
    Interior painting
  • R40R80 / sqm
    Roof painting
  • R40R80 / sqm
    Exterior painting — labour only
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Below is a cost guide for painters and the different services they offer. The prices quoted are estimates. For an exact price request a quote.


Interior painting

  • R50R80 / sqm

This is the price for interior painting per square metre, labour and paint included. The price primarily depends on the scope of the work (primer and paint, any prep work needed, removing old wallpaper, etc.), the type of paint used, space layout particularities, and location. Tip: How do you calculate paint area: measure the width and height of every wall that needs to be painted and multiply. Subtract any windows and doors. If you want to paint the ceiling as well, add the area of the room. And use your measurement in our form to get interior painting quotes. The cost of interior painting typically runs from R50 / sqm to R80 / sqm, averaging at R65 / sqm.

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Exterior painting — labour only

  • R40R80 / sqm

This is the price for exterior painting per square metre of roof, labour only. Additional costs apply for paint purchase and any accessories. The average cost is usually R60 / sqm.

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Roof painting

  • R40R80 / sqm

This is the price for roof painting per square metre, labour and paint included. The price primarily depends on roof area and pitch, roof type (IBR, corrugated, etc.), the type of paint used, and location. Tip: How you calculate roof paint area: multiply roof width and length. And use your measurement in our form to get quotes for roof painting. On average, expect to be charged between R40 / sqm and R80 / sqm for roof painting.

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Recent jobs for painters

Exterior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Vredehoek
  • Property type: Commercial
  • What needs to be painted?: Exterior walls, Windows and doors
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): More than 500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: 1–3 months

It is an apartment block. The block consists of ten apartments. 5 one bed and 5 bachelor. I need the whole block painted in plascon micatex including trim. Please give me an idea of costs per Sqm (if that’s how you calculate it). This would be for a proper Pre,p, fill, and paint of all exterior surfaces and trim (wi Dow’s, eaves, gutters). There are two flats on ground, four on. Idle level and four at the next level. Please give me a vague idea of price on this info. If you would like more info please email me rather than call.

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Midstream Estate
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls, Ceiling, Other
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): More than 500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: More than 3 months

Internal paint with same colour Four bedrooms of average of 30sqm each End suites x 4 just the ceilings Guest toilet of 6 sqm Lounge of 30 sqm Wall height of 3m PJ lounge 12 sqm Double garage x 2 of 49 sqm each Braai entertainment area of 25 sqm Kitchen, pantry and scullery of 30 sqm Domestic room of 20 sqm

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Windermere, Durban
  • Property type: Apartment/Flat
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls, Ceiling, Doors
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 150–500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: 1–3 months

Square meterage is around 90 and the ceilings are at 2.7m. The walls are in pretty good condition but will need a little filler for old holes. There is 2 bedrooms, 1 lounge, 1 kitchen, 1 bathroom, 1 toilet and a entrance hall. We'd like all ceilings painted, doors and door frames painted. There's 5 doors.

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Morningside
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 50–150 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

Good day, The painters at my property have not done a great job and I am looking for a more professional service to correct some errors. For example, the lines are not neat and areas where there should be a neat line that distinguishes two colours apart are not well executed. I need assistance with this.

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Hout Bay
  • Property type: Apartment/Flat
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls, Ceiling, Window frames
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 150–500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, lounge and dining room need to painted in that there has been water damage to my apartment . We have now attended to fix the waterproofing on the outside of the building . My insurance requires three quotes so that the inside of my flat can be painted accordingly. Not sure if the sqm is accurate .

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Pretoria, Baileys Muckleneuk
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): Up to 50 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

Hi, I am looking at having 1 bedroom painted and, depending on the cost, an additional bedroom painted as well. The floor area for each room is about 20 sqm. The paint on the walls in bedroom 1 may need to be scrapped off/filled in to make the final coat even. The second bedroom has a single wood panel that runs horizontally across the room that would need to be removed before the room can be painted.

Exterior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Atlasville
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What needs to be painted?: Deck, Other surfaces, Fence and/or gates, Exterior walls
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 150–500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

Good Day The house is +/- sqm so the whole house needs to be painted outside the house will be two different colours outside Pallasite needs also to be painted and the double door wooden garage needs also to painted The roof doesn't need to be painted And I will supply the paint for everything outside the house

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Umhlanga Ridge
  • Property type: Apartment/Flat
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls, Ceiling, Doors, Other
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 150–500 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

We have 3 bedroom units that need painting, Walls, Cupboards inside and doors, Skirtings. The lounge area walls and kitchen walls above cupboards to be painted. All Ceilings to be painted in the unit including the 3 bathrooms and 1 geyser box in guest bathroom. Some bathroom walls are Tilled to the Ceiling so not much painting in them.

Interior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Montana
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What surfaces need to be painted?: Walls, Window frames, Ceiling, Doors
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 50–150 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: Within a month

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Exterior painting

  • City or suburb where you need the service: Moreleta Plaza
  • Property type: House/Townhouse
  • What needs to be painted?: Other surfaces, Fence and/or gates
  • Approx. size of the area to be painted (in sqm): 50–150 sqm
  • When (approximately) do you need painting?: More than 3 months

11 garage doors 22 garage trims 8 carports (excl roof covering) 22 units External window coating 92 units prime and coat barge boards / replacement where necessary gutters - prime and coat or replace where necessary Prep, treat, prime and print of palisade and 2 motor gates Prep, treat, prime and paint of electricity box, plumbing fittings and roofing vents (23 units) Prep, treat, prime and paint balustrades (not all units) 23 units Prep, treat, prime and paint garden gates